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K. Mi Tak


  • +1 (202) 663-5840
  • Campus Location: Washington DC
  • Office Location: Rome 624


Kyong Mi Tak has over thirty years experience teaching the Korean language. She has experience with teaching, curriculum development, staff management, and language program management positions at the US Department of Defense, including for the Department of the Army, Joint Forces, and the US Army Special Operations Command’s John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. She has also worked at the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Institute's National Foreign Affairs Training Center, the University of Arizona, and currently teaches at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. She has notably developed and validated textbooks and course curriculums for Korean language instruction at all levels, including developing a language training program designed for US diplomats and consular officers working in embassies and consulates abroad. She has prepared a wide variety of professionals to work effectively internationally and domestically, including diplomats, military staff, government officials, business professionals, and staff working for International Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations. She was selected for the Excellence in Language Teaching Award by the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training, and received the award from the US Department of State for Teaching Excellence. She earned a BA in sociology from the University of North Carolina.



  • Korean